Canterbury Museum (Christchurch, N.Z.)

Established in 1867 and inaugurated in 1870. First director of the museum was Founded by Sir Julius von Haast. Situated in Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch. Registered as a Category I historic place (Register Number 290).

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Date: 1915, 1973, 1989, 1997 From: Catley, Christine McKelvie Cole (Dame), 1922-2011 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11651-472 Description: Includes typescripts relating to `Community 73' project, copy of conference paper on Brian Sutton-Smith, and correspondence relating to donation of whaleboat...
Moa skeletons, at the Canterbury museum, Christchurch
Date: [circa 1880s-1930s] From: Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983: Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera Ref: 1/4-054912-G Description: Photograph taken by William Williams. Source of descriptive information - Negative registers. Photographer identified by Curatorial Services Leader John Sul...
Lydia Williams, next to the statue of William Rolleston with the Canterbury Museum behind, Christchurch
Date: [circa 1910s-1920s] From: Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983: Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera Ref: 1/4-055402-G Description: Photograph taken by William Williams Source of descriptive information - Negative registers. Photographer identified by Curatorial Services Leader John Sull...
Effects of the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, aerial photographs of Christchurch city
Date: 13 Dec 2011 From: BeckerFraserPhotos :Photographs relating to the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 Ref: PADL-000662 Description: Photographs relating to the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 taken 13 December 2011 by Ross Becker. Shows aerial photographs of Christchurch city docu...
Date: 1859-1907 From: Wilson, Joseph Lowthian, 1846-1926 :Photograph albums By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA1-q-1136 Description: News and personal photographs, taken and collected by J L Wilson, featuring North Canterbury 1859-1907, predominantly dated 1900-1902. Series include: Akaroa...
Date: 1957-1958, 1963, 1966 From: Morris, Raymond, fl 1955-2011 :Colour slides of New Zealand and overseas Ref: PA12-8450 Description: Photographs of Canterbury, Manawatu and West Coast, taken between 1957 and 1966 by Raymond Morris. Includes photographs of CWF Hamilton stand and a Thunderba...
Two touring cars carrying unidentified adults and children in hats, one with chauffeur, parked outside Canterbury Museum, Christchurch
Date: [ca 1906-1926] From: Maclay, Adam Henry Pearson, 1873-1955 :Negatives Ref: 1/1-024034-G Description: Photograph taken by Christchurch photographer Adam Henry Pearson Maclay. Source of descriptive information - Negative registers. Quantity: 1 b&w original n...
Statue of William Rolleston, by Herbert Hampton, outside Canterbury Museum, Christchurch
Date: [after 1906] From: The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives Ref: 1/2-040912-G Description: Copy negative taken by an unidentified photographer employed or contracted by 'The Press' newspaper of Christchurch. Photographer of original unidentified. ...
Date: [Circa 1870s to 1880s] By: Edmund Wheeler & Son (Firm) Ref: PA1-o-533 Description: New Zealand views taken circa 1870s to 1880s by E Wheeler & Son. Scenes include both North Island and South Island views, and all places named are listed abo...
Date: [1860-1988] From: King, Michael (Dr), 1945-2004: Collection Ref: 97-042-09/03 Description: Photocopies of photographs collected by King as part of his research for `Moriori: a people rediscovered'; includes related correspondence with institutions ...
Date: 1975 - 1863 - 1867 By: Chevalier, Nicholas, 1828-1902; Canterbury Museum (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: C-083-036 Description: View looking down on to Akaroa Harbour Limited edition of 500 copies. Sketched in early 1866 and completed in London in 1881 Quantity: 1 colour photo-mech...
Date: [ca 1880s] By: Hannam, John (Sir), active 1936; Coxhead, Frank Arnold, 1851-1908; Edmund Wheeler & Son (Firm); Valentine, George Dobson, 1852-1890; Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA1-q-111 Description: Photograph album of views of New Zealand and Australia, taken by various photographers. Three photographs taken by the Burton Brothers show the sunken pa at ...
Date: 1978 By: Cane, Thomas, 1830-1905; Canterbury Museum (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: C-087-002 Description: From original watercolour in Canterbury Museum Same as C-087-002-a Limited edition of 1000 copies Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s). Physica...
Date: 1923-1927 From: Cockcroft, Thomas, 1900-1977:Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11889-1 Description: Incoming and outgoing correspondence between Thomas Cockcroft and J R Annabell, Albert E Brookes, J W Campbell, Canterbury Museum, and C E Clarke. Quantity:...
Date: 1850 - 1900 By: Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910; Canterbury Museum (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: D-012-008 Description: A Biblical scene Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Engraving 383 x 645 mm Provenance: Donation: Canterbury Museum, 1 March 1956
View of the exterior of Canterbury Museum, including the inscription above entrance
Date: [1890s-1930s] From: Head, Samuel Heath, 1868-1948 :Negatives Ref: 1/1-007435-G Description: Photograph taken by Samuel Heath Head, Christchurch. Source of descriptive information - Negative register. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical...
Date: [Circa 1883] Ref: PA1-q-170 Description: Scenic views, chiefly in new Zealand, with few captions. Some images have been identified, noted in pencil. Of particular interest is a pair forming a panor...
Date: Between 1910-1913 Ref: PA5-0208 Description: Side view of Canterbury Museum, taken ca 1910-1913 Verso contains letter from Maude to May Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description:...
Date: [Between 1880s and 1890s] From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs By: Deveril, Herbert, 1840-1911; Lindt, John William, 1845-1926; Wright, Henry Charles Clarke, 1844-1936 Ref: PA1-o-431 Description: Photographs taken during the 1880s and 1890s, chiefly by Henry Charles Clarke Wright, with others probably taken by Herbert Deveril. All show scenes in New Z...
Exterior of Canterbury Museum, Christchurch
Date: [192-?] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/1-000539-F Description: Photograph possibly taken by Frank James Denton, Whanganui. See 'Other notes' at PA-Group-00380 regarding negatives 1/1-00502 to 00582 Source of descriptiv...